Reading (RDG) Box Car, Express

Manufacturer:SouthWind Models
Manufacturer ID:SWM-E5
Category:Box Car, Express
Road Name:Reading (RDG)
Prototype Class:BXmu
Model Introduced:1993
Product Type:Brass
Prototype Dimensions:40'
Express mail box car. Only 50 models were built by Han Shin Models Precision, Inc, Seoul, Korea. They included the Birdsboro trucks. The main photo shows Bill Lane's model which has additional sill steps, a handhold beside the doors, as well as a signal air hose and steam connection at the ends. Photo #2 shows Dale Minard's model in the painted, but undecorated version. Photo #3 is by Edwin Kirstatter which shows the original unpainted version.
Photo #2
Photo #3
photo © Bill Lane

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